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Classic 40-Year-Old Marshmallow Test Gets Revisited With New Study
2012-10-11 12:28:01

Breakthrough research in the 1960s that used marshmallows to assess a child’s ability to delay gratification has been revisited with a fresh, new study by the University of Rochester.

Biological Basis For Delayed Gratification
2011-09-01 10:35:56

Weill Cornell–led study looks at delayed gratification in adults first tested with marshmallows and cookies as pre-schoolers.

2010-11-30 21:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good things come to those who wait.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]